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Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers have found that young adults who skip breakfast are more likely to gain weight than those who eat breakfast.
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Teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to get fat 'because they opt for unhealthy food'

Teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to get fat 'because they opt for unhealthy food'

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Missing a wholesome meal leads to a higher BMI and waist circumference, researchers in Brazil revealed. They said teens are likely to pick up junk food on the way to school.
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Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more

Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more

Researchers at The University College London blamed athletes' heavy use of sports drinks, gels and bars which can be high in sugar. Many athletes endorse such products. Read more ...

E. coli at new high; Campylobacter top cause of illness in Switzerland

E. coli at new high; Campylobacter top cause of illness in Switzerland

Campylobacter was the top cause of illness while E. coli numbers reached a record high last year, according to foodborne illness figures from Switzerland. The 2018 surveillance... Read more ...

These 16 Crunchy, Veggie-Packed Snacks Are Dietitian Approved and Ideal For...

These 16 Crunchy, Veggie-Packed Snacks Are Dietitian Approved and Ideal For Weight Loss

Eating more vegetables can help you lose weight and, ideally, you should be eating them with every meal and snack. We've rounded up 16 veggie snacks, all approved by... Read more ...

JAMA study finds that drinking fluoridated water causes brain damage in children

JAMA study finds that drinking fluoridated water causes brain damage in children

New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy is a surefire way to induce brain damage... Read more ...

Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads

Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads

There are some animals that can grow back specific parts of their body when they have been cut off. Lizards, for example, are known for their ability to grow back their tails... Read more ...

Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity

Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity

People with little or no brown fat have limited ability to clear certain amino acids from the blood leading to the development of obesity and diabetes. Read more ...

Eat more fruits: These 12 nutrition powerhouses are high in health benefits...

Eat more fruits: These 12 nutrition powerhouses are high in health benefits and low in calories

Eating fruits offers tremendous health benefits - a fact supported by many studies. These are rich in vitamins and minerals, great for keeping diseases at bay, and have high... Read more ...

An hour of household chores each day 'lowers your risk of an early death'

An hour of household chores each day 'lowers your risk of an early death'

Researchers at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in Oslo reviewed eight existing studies involving 36,000 adults. The findings were published in the British Medical Journal. Read more ...

'Brown fat' guards against obesity by filtering out bad proteins

'Brown fat' guards against obesity by filtering out bad proteins

A new study from Rutgers University has found that brown fat is essentiall for filtering out amino acids called BCAAs from the blood that have been linked to diabetes and obesity Read more ...

8 Ingenious ways to make CBD oil taste better

8 Ingenious ways to make CBD oil taste better

CBD oil is one of the most popular supplements on the market. Heralded as a cure-all for everything from acne to Parkinson's disease, there is no shortage of people interested... Read more ...